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Paris airport to start Ebola checks on Guinea travellers

French Social Affairs and Health Minister Marisol Touraine visited the Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport as the airport emergency medical service announced it would carry out health checks on travellers arriving from Guinea. Duration: 01:02 Oct 18, 2014
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Kigali's construction boom: miracle or mirage?

Construction sites and cranes dot the horizon of Rwanda's capital Kigali, a sign of the city's ambitious vision of the future, despite concerns that the building boom may be more of a bubble. Duration: 02:09 Oct 18, 2014
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Putin meets Poroshenko, EU leaders in Milan

European leaders expressed hope Friday of solving the bloody Ukraine conflict following "positive" talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, only for the Kremlin to berate them as out of touch with reality. Duration: 01:37 Oct 17, 2014
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Latin America launches communications satellite

Argentina launches a home-built satellite, a first for Latin America. It will ride a French-made Ariane 5 rocket into orbit, and will provide cell phone, digital TV, Internet and data services to the lower half of South America. Duration: 00:41 Oct 17, 2014
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Black money case: Jaitley says Govt not reluctant to reveal names

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Denying the allegations by the opposition in the black money case, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that the Narendra Modi led government is not reluctant to reveal names of tax evaders who have stashed black money in foreign accounts.The government told the Supreme Court earlier today that it cannot publicly disclose names linked to black money. Oct 17, 2014
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It happens: Buddhist monks performs special prayers for world peace

Bodhgaya, Oct 17 (ANI): Buddhist monks of Lao People's Democratic Republic on Wednesday performed special prayers in holy town of Bodhgaya for world peace and tranquillity. Envoy of People's Democratic Republic, Southam Sakonninhom, participated in the prayers and after inaugurating the new building of Lao Buddhist monastery. Lao envoy expressed happiness after performing the prayers and hailed the country's tradition. Buddhists believe that the Buddha, "the awakened", to the laws of the universe, which are said to be operating eternally. Buddhist scriptures describe Bodh Gaya as the "Navel of the Earth", where pilgrims and tourists from Sri Lanka, China, Japan and the entire of southeastern Asia throng to this holiest of Buddhist shrines every year. The Mahabodhi Temple complex is located in this town; it is the place where the Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment. Oct 17, 2014
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SAARC energy ministers meet in New Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): The fifth meeting of the energy ministers of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was held in New Delhi on Friday, with an aim to strengthen energy cooperation among the member countries. Energy ministers and senior officials from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were part of the meeting. India's Power and Coal Minister, Piyush Goyal, said that the similarities between the socio-economic conditions would help the SAARC nations to stay together and become a regional economic power house. The agenda of the meeting included review of status of implementation of decisions of the Fourth Meeting of SAARC Energy Ministers held in Dhaka on 15 September 2011. Oct 17, 2014
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Leander Paes lodges FIR, claims threat to life from ex-cricketer Atul Sharma

Mumbai, Oct 17 (ANI): Tennis player Leander Paes on Friday lodged an FIR in Mumbai against former cricketer Atul Sharma. Paes alleged that Shrama had threatened to kill him and his daughter. According to the reports, Paes told the police that Sharma had threatened him in a court earlier this year. Paes had alleged that Sharma is in a relationship with his estranged partner Rhea Pillai and that when he tried to produce evidence of their relationship in the court, the cricketer threatened him of dire consequences. Oct 17, 2014